In a follow-up to our Spring story on Alice Lord O’Brian, we highlight another woman whose volunteer work helped give aid and comfort to the Allies in World War I.
The full article is available in the Summer 2019 Issue.
From a pioneering career as a reporter, to acclaimed playwright to club leadership, Marian de Forest’s repetitive mantra made for an eventful life, indeed.
Volunteers from the American Red Cross provided aid and comfort to countless Allied soldiers who faced death on the front lines during World War I. One canteen worker from Buffalo recorded her experiences so future generations could understand the horrors and futility of war.
A typical wealthy Buffalo couple might have two automobiles: an electric for the women in the family and a gasoline auto for the men in the family.